Entries by Janice McDonnell

On Board with MOSAiC: How an Arctic Research Expedition Can Engage Students in Earth’s Systems Thinking

Brought to you by NMLSTA and the NSTA Middle Level Teaching Committee Join us for our next Webinar featuring MOSAiC Curriculum Developer Jon Griffith February 18, 2021: On Board with MOSAiC: How an Arctic Research Expedition Can Engage Students in Earth’s Systems Thinking Bring the unprecedented science and adventure of the MOSAiC Arctic research expedition into your classrooms […]

MOSAiC Webinar Series

Teachers, bring the unprecedented science and adventure of the ongoing MOSAiC expedition, one of the most extensive Arctic research expeditions ever conducted, into your virtual classrooms with new resources (e.g., virtual tours, tracking apps, ArcGIS Storymaps) developed by the education and outreach team at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) – University […]

Attention Educators – Please check out this polar opportunity

The Arctic LTER (Long-Term Ecological Research) site is recruiting two middle or high school teachers to travel with a research team to the north slope of Alaska during the summer of 2020. This experience immerses teachers in the practices of science in the arctic tundra ecosystem! Teachers work side-by-side with scientists and graduate students to […]

LIVE with Antarctic Scientists

An exciting opportunity to connect LIVE with Antarctic scientists! From October 21 to November 2, 2019, with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Inner Space Center (ISC) will be conducting LIVE interactions from onboard the R/V Laurence M. Gould (LMG). During this time, the LMG will be transporting scientists, research gear, and other provisions for the austral spring/summer research season at Palmer Station, Antarctica. Live […]

MOSAiC – Join Today!

On September 20, 2019 the largest Arctic research expedition ever conducted will begin when the Polarstern icebreaker sets out to freeze itself in Arctic sea ice for a year. Keep track of the expedition and what’s going on in the Arctic in your classroom each week with MOSAiC Monday. Engage your students with real-time updates, behind the scenes access to the MOSAiC […]

Byrd Center offers Women IN Antarctica Symposium

The Byrd Center at The Ohio State University is hosting a symposium that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first all-women research team in Antarctica. Thursday & FridayOctober 17 & 18, 2019 Led by Dr. Lois Jones, this team of four women from The Ohio State University made polar history when they went to Antarctica […]

2018 Antarctica Week

Antarctica Week, 3-7 December 2018 Columbia University is  offering schools an opportunity to talk to a ‘polar expert’ at 10am and 11am local time for around 45 minutes. More details of how it will work are on the ITGC website .